Jeremy Flores has been named interim head baseball coach, after spending the last two seasons as assistant coach.
He guided the Saints to a fifth-place finish in the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) regular season with a conference record of 18-14. The Saints qualified for the postseason tournament and lost the first game to Jarvis Christian College 6-11. They went on to defeat the University of Houston-Victoria 12-8 and the dropped their last game to LSU-Alexandria 1-9 to end their season with an overall 29-27 record. Three Saints were named to the All-Conference Team -- Anthony DeJesus, Jordan Hackett and JB Martinez. In the Saints' first season, they finished in fourth-place in the RRAC regular season with a conference record of 15-12. They qualified for the postseason tournament and defeated Bacone 15-7 and LSU-Alexandria 4-3 in the first day. In the fifth game of the tournament, the Saints lost to LSU-Shreveport 12-4 and advanced to the semifinals game against LSU-Alexandria and were defeated to end their season at 26-29-1. Flores helped produce three First Team All-Conference selections as well as one Second-Team All-Conference player and one Pitcher of the Week award winner. He also helped produce the school's first-ever NAIA National Gold Glove Award Winner in Jordan Hackett. After completing his first season as an assistant coach at Texas A&M University -- Kingsville, Flores helped the Javelinas to a second straight Lone Star Conference Championship and a third straight regional championship appearance. The Javelinas were ranked as high as No. 4 in NCAA Division II national polls. Flores coached 11 All Lone Star Conference selections including seven first-team selections, three second-team selections and one honorable-mention selection along with both the Player of the Year and Academic Player of the Year. Of those 11 players, five were selected to the Daktronics Division II South Central Regional first and second teams and one Daktronics All-American selection.
He recently served his second season as assistant coach for the Victoria Generals of the Texas Collegiate League leading them to a second consecutive TCL Championship appearance in a record breaking season in which the team broke the single season wins with 37. Along with having nine TCL all-star selections and both the Pitcher of the Year (Kris Looper- University of Incarnate Word) and the Batting Title Champion (Justin Pacchioli- Lehigh University), he was also selected to be the assistant coach on the all-star team to represent the South Division. Throughout his two years on the coaching staff, the team produced five MLB First Year Player Draftees including: 2014- Argenis Angulo (Cleveland Indians 19th round), Taylor Hearn (Minnesota Twins 25th round) and Drake Roberts (Cleveland Indians 29th round); 2013- Glenn Sparkman (Kansas City Royals 20th round) and Kyle Thornell (Colorado Rockies 34th round); and one player signing a free agent contract: Alvaro Rondon (Arizona Diamondbacks).
Flores recently served as the assistant coach for the Waccamaw Waves of the Beach Collegiate Baseball League in Myrtle Beach, S.C. and led the inaugural campaign to a second place finish in the Atlantic Division and a playoff appearance. Under Flores, the team produced five BCBL all-star selections and was selected to serve as an assistant coach in the BCBL All-Star game.
Flores played all four years of his collegiate career at Texas A&M University-- Kingsville, where he had a standout campaign in which he broke both the single season and career records for saves as the team's full-time closer. Throughout his career, he was a vital part of a pitching staff that won two conference championships and reached the regional championship game in two consecutive seasons.
Flores graduated from Texas A&M University -- Kingsville with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He is from Victoria, Texas.
Flores and his fiancé Katrina reside in San Antonio and are parents to one-year-old daughter, Kyleigh.
|1||Orlando Collado||SR||SS||R/R||5-7||175||Bronx, N.Y.||St. Raymund/Cumberland Univ.|
|2||Darius Patton||SR||OF||L/R||5-9||180||San Antonio, Texas||Brennan HS/Wharton County JC|
|3||Kevin Jamerson||SR||2B||R/R||5-11||185||Oxnard, California||Oxnard College|
|4||Russell Brown||JR||OF||R/R||5-10||180||San Antonio, Texas||Richland College|
|5||Jacob Pool||SO||OF/1B||R/R||6-1||195||Leander, Texas||Leander HS/East Texas Baptist|
|6||Jesus Ramirez||SO||RHP||R/R||5-8||185||Quitman, Texas||Quitman HS/Northeast Texas CC|
|8||Preston Elliott||FR||RHP||R/R||5-9||145||San Antonio, Texas||Churchill High School|
|9||Chase Smith||SR||RHP||R/R||5-10||185||La Porte, Texas||La Porte HS/Ottawa Univ.|
|10||Jordan Hackett||JR||RHP||R/R||5-9||175||San Antonio, Texas||Communication Arts High School|
|11||Seth Garcia||JR||C||R/R||5-9||205||San Antonio, Texas||Cisco College|
|12||Xavier Solis||FR||OF/INF||R/R||6-0||160||Victoria, Texas||Victoria West High School|
|13||Jose Diaz||FR||3B/INF||R/R||6-2||205||Pinar del Rio, Cuba||Judson High School|
|14||Matt Beasley||SR||INF||R/R||6-1||195||Burleson, Texas||Ranger College/Wayland Baptist|
|15||Tony Esparza||FR||RHP||R/R||6-0||195||Spring, Texas||Klein High School|
|16||Justin Calderon||SO||LHP||L/L||6-1||200||El Paso, Texas||Franklin High School|
|17||Enrique Ruiz III||JR||OF||R/R||5-7||170||Helotes, Texas||Brandeis High School|
|18||Connor Kalisky||SR||OF/P||R/R||5-11||190||San Antonio, Texas||Marshall High School/UIW|
|20||JB Martinez||SO||RHP||R/R||6-2||220||San Antonio, Texas||Douglas MacArthur High School|
|21||Colton Vien||FR||RHP||R/R||6-3||170||Montgomery, Texas||Texas A&M Galveston|
|23||Ryan Ramsey||SO||OF||R/R||6-1||205||Grapevine, Texas||Colleyville Academy/UIW|
|24||Sammy Sauceda||FR||OF||R/R||5-9||160||Deer Park, Texas||Deer Park High School|
|25||Joey Baker||FR||LHP||L/L||5-10||160||Cuero, Texas||Cuero High School|
|26||Kody Ramon||JR||OF||R/R||5-9||195||Floresville, Texas||East Central HS/Richland College|
|27||Moses Gonzalez||FR||OF||L/R||5-11||190||Live Oak, Texas||Judson High School|
|29||Matt Mihalov||SO||OF||L/R||5-8||160||Houston, Texas||Oak Ridge High School|
|30||Daniel Sustaita||FR||OF||R/R||5-9||170||San Antonio, Texas||St. Anthony Catholic High School|
|31||Alex Torres||SR||RHP||R/R||6-1||190||Oxnard, California||Rio Mesa HS/Ventura CC|
|32||Caleb Mireles||JR||LHP||L/L||5-11||150||Del Rio, Texas||Del Rio HS/UTPB|
|33||Ivan Herrera||JR||RHP||R/R||5-9||205||Edinburg, Texas||Edinburg High School|
|35||Isaiah Guzman||JR||1B/OF||R/R||6-0||220||Richardson, Texas||Berkner HS/Mountain View College|
|37||Brandon Cogbill||SR||RHP||R/R||6-2||200||Lake Dallas, Texas||Lake Dallas HS/Howard/UIW|
|39||Garrett Moltzan||FR||RHP||R/R||6-2||215||Justin, Texas||Northwest High School|
|40||Matthew Rodriguez||SO||C||R/R||5-11||200||Horizon City, Texas||Clint High School|
|41||Oigres Garcia||JR||LHP||R/L||6-5||220||Laredo, Texas||Alexander HS/Laredo CC|
|44||Mike Light||JR||C/1B||R/R||6-2||248||San Antonio, Texas||Brennan HS/Clarendon College|
|51||Dallas Forno||SO||RHP||L/R||5-10||160||Calgary, Alberta, Canada||Holy Trinity Academy|
|55||Caden Jacinto||SR||RHP||R/R||5-7||165||Italy, Texas||Italy HS/Mountain View College|